Arts & Culture

The Salt
3:55 pm
Tue October 8, 2013

Amid Big Salmonella Outbreak, USDA Says It's On The Job

A salmonella outbreak that has sickened more than 270 people has been linked to raw chicken produced at three Foster Farms facilities in California.
PR Newswire

Originally published on Wed October 9, 2013 3:44 am

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has issued a health alert warning that an estimated 278 illnesses caused by Salmonella Heidelberg are associated with raw chicken produced by Foster Farms at three facilities in California.

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All Songs Considered
3:15 pm
Tue October 8, 2013

First Watch: Rubblebucket, 'Save Charlie'

Rubblebucket video for 'Save Charlie'
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Wed October 9, 2013 9:37 am

There's a moment in this rousing tune by the Brooklyn-based band Rubblebucket I think we can all connect with: singer Kalmia Traver screams "15 missed calls / can you blame me? / Charlie tell me, do you love me?" It's that exasperation, that moment in a relationship when one person finds themselves caring a whole lot more than the other, that makes this a fabulous pop song. I also love how much life this lyric video has; the color and style feel fresh and so perfect for the blasting horns and funk of the music.

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Arts & Culture
3:14 pm
Tue October 8, 2013

Milwaukee Rep Strikes Chord with "Ragtime"

Gavin Gregory plays the role of Coalhouse Walker in the Milwaukee Rep’s production of “Ragtime."
Credit Milwaukee Rep

Lake Effect's Bonnie North interviews Mark Clements and Gavin Gregory of the Milwaukee Rep.

Government shutdowns and debt ceiling debates aside, attaining the “American dream” remains a goal for people of all political stripes in this country.

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Arts & Culture
2:42 pm
Tue October 8, 2013

Finding the Connection Between Art, Faith

Tonen O'Connor (left) and Mohammad Isa Sadlon have both been leaders in Milwaukee's arts and faith communities.
Credit Milwaukee Zen Center/Twitter

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews Tonen O’Connor and Muhammad Isa Sadlon.

From paintings to music and beyond, faith has inspired artists for as long as art and religion have been around.

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Mountain Stage
2:33 pm
Tue October 8, 2013

The Black Lillies On Mountain Stage

The Black Lillies perform on Mountain Stage.
Brian Blauser Mountain Stage

The Black Lillies' members make their second appearance on Mountain Stage, recorded live at the Culture Center Theater in Charleston, W.V. The group formed in East Tennessee in the late 2000s as a collaboration between members of other up-and-coming roots bands: songwriter Cruz Contreras' CCstringband and the everybodyfields.

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